Chapter 9. Biotechnology and Intellectual Property

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm3 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed4
  1. Joseph Straus1,2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch9o

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Straus, J. (2001) Biotechnology and Intellectual Property, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch9o

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 4

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    München, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Ithaca, NY 14853–4901, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • economic and social development;
  • legal instrument;
  • social parameters;
  • biotechnology;
  • microorganism

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Notion of Intellectual Property as Legal and Economic Instrument

  • Intellectual Property Rights as Exclusive Rights

  • Patenting of Living Organisms - Brief Historical Retrospect

  • Plant Breeders' Rights

  • International Efforts to Meet the Needs Resulting from New Scientific Developments

  • GATT 1994 Agreement

  • The Practice of Patent Offices

  • Intellectual Property and Biodiversity

  • References